Addiction Support & Recovery

Included here are titles discussing different methods of gaining control over addiction.

Twelve Secular Steps

Bill W

Twelve Secular Steps features biology based explanations of both addiction and of the 12 Step recovery process. As a Step working guidebook the author, a scientist and recovered addict, emphasizes an active role for the recovering addict. Science and

Read More View in Catalog

The Addiction Solution

Lloyd Sederer

A groundbreaking guide to addiction from a psychiatrist and public health doctor, offering practical, proven solutions for individuals, families, and communities dealing with substance use and abuse. Written with warmth, accessibility, and vast autho

Read More View in Catalog

Never Enough

Judith Grisel

From a renowned behavioral neuroscientist and recovering addict, a rare page-turning work of science that draws on personal insights to reveal how drugs work, the dangerous hold they can take on the brain, and the surprising way to combat today'

Read More View in Catalog

101 Things to Know If You Are Addicted to Painkillers

Michael McGee

Addiction to painkillers is a national epidemic. It kills 115 Americans every day. Painkiller overdose is now the leading cause of death among people under fifty. But, life doesn't come with an instruction manual on what to do if you're in

Read More View in Catalog

The Anatomy of Addiction

Akikur Mohammad

As compelling as it is informative and authoritative, The Anatomy of Addiction leads readers to a better understanding about the causes, prevention and treatment of addiction. It explains in layman's terms what constitutes effective, evidence-ba

Read More View in Catalog

The Recovering

Leslie Jamison

With its deeply personal and seamless blend of memoir, cultural history, literary criticism, and reportage, The Recovering turns our understanding of the traditional addiction narrative on its head, demonstrating that the story of recovery can be eve

Read More View in Catalog

The Complete Family Guide to Addiction

Thomas F. Harrison, Hilary S. Connery

The purpose of this book is to explain addiction and to help families and friends to deal with it successfully. People who are struggling with addiction can also use this book to understand their situation and the resources that are available to help

Read More View in Catalog

The Mindfulness Habit

Kate Sciandra

Create a new way of living that reduces stress, increases productivity, improves mood, and enhances relationships. Using step-by-step instructions and exercises that incorporate habit-forming techniques, author Kate Sciandra helps you find everyday o

Read More View in Catalog

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Daniel G. Amen, M.D.

You're not stuck with the brain you're born with. Here are just a few of neuropsychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen's surprising--and effective--"brain prescriptions" that can help heal your brain and change your life: To Quell Anxiet

Read More View in Catalog

Spiritual Adrenaline

Tom Shanahan

Personal trainer and sports nutritionist, Tom Shanahan, outlines a program of action to energize, reboot, and strengthen one’s recovery, especially those who feel they may have hit a wall in their program. Spiritual Adrenaline imparts the importanc

Read More View in Catalog

Quit Like a Woman

Holly Whitaker

We live in a world obsessed with drinking. We drink at baby showers and work events, brunch and book club, graduations and funerals. Yet no one ever questions alcohol’s ubiquity—in fact, the only thing ever questioned is why someone doesn’t dri

Read More View in Catalog

It Will Never Happen to Me

Claudia Black

Claudia Black's bestselling classic on the experience and legacy of being raised in an addictive household. In an all too familiar scenario, played out in millions of homes every day, children who grow up in addictive families abide by certain r

Read More View in Catalog

Not As Prescribed

Harry Haroutunian

The leading clinical expert on substance misuse and abuse, Dr. Harry Haroutunian of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, provides caregivers and loved ones with vital information needed to understand and address addiction issues in older adults. Drug

Read More View in Catalog

Quitting Smoking and Vaping For Dummies

Charles H. Elliott, Laura L. Smith

Give up smoking and vaping for good Most people know that smoking is bad for their health and believe vaping is a better alternative. Now, vaping has become a national epidemic and shows no sign of slowing. Quitting Smoking & Vaping For Dummies d

Read More View in Catalog

How to Change Your Mind

Michael Pollan

A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psil

Read More View in Catalog

Freedom from Family Dysfunction

Kenneth Perlmutter

Now, more than ever, families struggle to live with, care for, and protect their family members suffering with addiction or mental illness. Kenneth Perlmutter, a California psychologist with 30-plus years in the field, has written Freedom from Family

Read More View in Catalog

The End of Mental Illness

Daniel G. Amen

New hope for those suffering from conditions like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, addictions, PTSD, ADHD and more. Though incidence of these conditions is skyrocketing, for the past four decades standard treatment hasn't much changed, and

Read More View in Catalog

Fear Less

Dean Sluyter

Everywhere you look, life can look hard, complicated and even scary at times. How do we navigate through the confusion and fear, so that we can have peace of mind? Dean Sluyter, author and meditation teacher for more than 45 years, offers an antidote

Read More View in Catalog

Mayo Clinic Guide to Self-Care

Martha P Millman, Cindy A Kermott

Mayo Clinic Guide to Self-Care, Seventh Edition, provides reliable, practical, easy-to-understand information on more than 300 common medical conditions and issues relating to your health. No book can replace the advice of your doctor or other health

Read More View in Catalog

What can we help you find?